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13 Jul 2020
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The Legacy of O’Neill 

Surfing legend Jack O’Neill and founder of the O’Neill surf brand, died of natural causes on June 2 at the age of 94 surrounded by family and friends in the comfort of his home in Santa Cruz, California. O’Neill was recognized by his black eye…

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From East Field to East Remote 

This season, UC Santa Cruz men’s lacrosse has been hard at work perfecting its stick checks, face-offs and conditioning. Players have been pushed to the limits, running two hour practices four times a week to build strength and endurance. Only, unlike other seasons, they’re not…

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Standing Against the Gulf War 

  As the United States dropped 88,500 tons of bombs on Iraq and Kuwait on Jan. 17, 1991, thousands of students around the nation erupted in protest. Within hours, UC Santa Cruz students and community members took to the streets. An estimated 3,500 protesters marched…

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Getting to Know Cameron Bardeau 

At 5-foot-8-inches, junior Cameron Bardeau isn’t the tallest player on the men’s volleyball team, but his impact on the court demonstrates elite talent. As the team’s starting libero, Bardeau serves as UC Santa Cruz’s defensive anchor while facilitating the offense — a strategy the Slugs…

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Slugs On Ice 

Growing up in Canada, sophomore Nicki Thompson’s life always involved hockey — until she came to UC Santa Cruz. For the first year of her college experience, she wasn’t able to participate in the sport she played since she could walk because there wasn’t a…